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Bug #6162

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utimes(2) man page is stale

Added by Gordon Ross over 6 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
-
Start date:
2015-08-25
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Difficulty:
Bite-size
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needs-triage
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Description

The utimes(2) man page has a couple problems:

- It fails to mention futimesns() and possibly others.

- It suggests that the PATH arg for futimesat() is optional, but in my use it appears to be required.


Related issues

Related to illumos gate - Feature #13111: Want futimes(), lutimes() and timespec/timeval conversion macrosClosedAndy Fiddaman

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Related to illumos gate - Bug #5460: utimensat() and futimens() need manual pagesClosedRobert Mustacchi2014-12-21

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Actions #1

Updated by Damian Wojslaw over 6 years ago

  • Assignee set to Damian Wojslaw
Actions #2

Updated by Andy Fiddaman over 1 year ago

  • Related to Feature #13111: Want futimes(), lutimes() and timespec/timeval conversion macros added
Actions #3

Updated by Andy Fiddaman over 1 year ago

  • Related to Bug #5460: utimensat() and futimens() need manual pages added
Actions #4

Updated by Andy Fiddaman over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

This issue is resolved. The futimesns etc. documentation was added to the man page in 5460 and the man page has been further cleaned up in 13111.
13111 also added a test suite that confirms that futimesat() works properly when path is set to NULL.

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